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Black Friday turns ugly at Los Angeles Wal-Mart: Shopper pepper sprays crowd to get deal, 20 injured

Posted By yihan On November 25, 2011 @ 8:39 am In Featured Stories,Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

New York Daily News [1]
Friday, November 25, 2011

Black Friday took an ugly turn at a Los Angeles Wal-Mart when a female shopper -desperate to get her hands on discounted electronics-pepper sprayed a crowd to keep them away from the merchandise she wanted.

At least 20 shoppers suffered minor injuries and police are still looking for the woman.

The melee began shortly after 10:20 p.m. Thursday as shoppers prowling for Black Friday deals were let inside the store.

The suspect began shooting the pepper spray when the coverings of items she wanted were removed, according to police.

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